RKW ProLife® - A leader in the area of hygiene and medical
RKW is one of the world's largest and leading manufacturers of embossed polyolefin films and laminates for the Hygiene and Medical single-use markets.
By offering a wide range of films and nonwovens for decades RKW has been leading the way to innovative personal care products.
Facts & Figures
The development of the Global Business Area Hygiene & Medical is yet another success story for RKW. The figures speak for themselves.
With 2011 sales of approx. EUR 220 million with films, the 6 RKW film plants and 670 committed people listen to our customers and work every day to develop tailor-made solutions. RKW is present throughout the world in both the medical and the disposable hygiene products markets.
Today, RKW is the number 1 in the European market for hygiene and medical films. Our brands are recognised all over the world as being first-class. RKW is a manufacturer of hygiene and medical single-use products on whom customers rely for consistent high quality and service from a wide range of products that were created with the benefit of mankind and our environment in mind.
RKW Danafilms Brings New Technology and Innovation to the Hygiene and Medical Markets
Frankenthal, Germany, February 5, 2013 - At Idea 2013, RKW will be showcasing the latest member of its expanding global family of companies in the world of film extrusion, RKW Danafilms.
The latest acquisition brings two manufacturing sites in the US ... >> read more
RKW Group Wins the Procter & Gamble “External Business Partner Excellence Award” - Winning is top priority!
Frankenthal, September 12, 2012 - The RKW Group, based in Frankenthal Germany, has won yet another first-class award. At a ceremony in Cincinnati on September 11 2012, the internationally renowned Procter & Gamble Company presented an “External Business Partner Excellence Award 2012” award to RKW. >> read more
Patricia Featherstone elected Chair of the Board of Governors of EDANA
Frankenthal, 1st July 2012 - Patricia Featherstone (Director Marketing & Communications GBA Hygiene & Medical) has been elected Chair of the Board of Governors of EDANA, the global Trade Association serving the nonwovens and related Industries. Mrs. Featherstone previous served the Association as vice-Chairperson and has been a member of the Board of Governors since 2009.
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Liège, 1st July 2012 - It is with great pleasure that we can inform you that the brand MEDICACE is now registered to RKW as a European Community Trademark.
The Medicace® range of films and laminates were first developed and brought to the market by RKW some 20 years ago.
Since then, the name Medicace® has become a by-word for quality, safety and innovation in the global medical single-use drapes and gowns market.
We believe that by strengthening the brand as a Registered Trademark, RKW also helps to protect you, our customer, from copies of products that do not offer the same assurances as Medicace®. The sole manufacturer and distributor of Medicace® is RKW ACE sa.
RKW looks forward to seeing you at Medica 2012